Introduction to key palliative care concepts
Palliative Care: Getting Started provides a detailed introduction for health professionals to the key palliative care concepts required to provide best practice clinical care.
The module consists of an introduction and six primary chapters to work through.
- Who needs palliative care
- How is palliative care provided
- Palliative Care Teams
- Carers in Palliative Care
- Symptoms commonly experienced by a palliative care patient
- Care of the dying person
- Palliative Care Resources
Any health professional who has an interest in caring for patients and their families living with a life-threatening illness or who wish to find out more about palliative care.
The Centre for Palliative Care - a state-wide Victorian service based at St Vincent’s Hospital (a collaborative centre of the University of Melbourne).
There is also a resource section with links to relevant key resources to assist in the clinical setting. There are several interactive activities throughout the module. Course time to complete is approximately 2 hours.
Yes. There is also a compulsory survey before you can register and get started
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Page last updated 23 November 2018